Proof That It’s Pre-Code:
- Adultery, all day and all night. And someone even gets forgiven of it. Awww.
You can tell a lot about a reunion based on body language and intonation. “Oh, darling!” means one thing when you run towards someone for an embrace and another thing when you pause and look startled.
That exact scene happens in Transgression, a movie so born from the silent theatrical tradition that Kay Francis says at the start of the film, with a straight face, “I shall miss you so!”